Library of Congress - Jean-Manuel Simoes
Nowadays everything is free ; newspapers are free, television and radio are free, the information is free, one”s can download movies and music for free , many writings are freely available on the net, pictures are free no copyright, all very logically and to the delight of us as consumers.
We photographers are complaining regularly that state, which in fact puts our finances uncomfortable. And we know, that is free is either fake or of poor quality. Yet …
With this in mind , I”ve been looking for free photos, free downloadable no copyright. I found a lot of pictures classified XXX, where girls rather J & J offer the best features at a public aware of their charms.
And then discussing with a friend artistic director of photo festival- Gilles Favier, Images Singulières Festival in online casino Sète, France- , he told me that this year there hang a free exhibition of photographs from the website of the National Library of Congress, all files are available free of rights.
I”ll check it out and found myself facing the greatest masterpieces of photography in the twentieth century. Pictures of Curtis alongside those of Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Ansel Adams, Lee Friedlander, Lewis Hine, all the big names of the FSA and many others . The list is so long that I can only advise you to go take a look for yourself. Happiness guaranteed !
Everything is free , and it”s really not bad …
But those who think about prints vintages, no way ! This is perhaps where photographers can still their future …